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Senior IT Project Manager (PERM)

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Job Description

Exciting Project Management role in European-based insurance organization, working on global Digital Transformation projects

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Manage a wide range of IT projects, with a focus on the application side. Most of the projects will be DX (Digital Transformation) projects.
  • Set up project plans and work out scope of each project, liaising with the business users that are impacted.
  • Allocate resources and set up a timeline to ensure timely and high-quality delivery.
  • Predict and mitigate project related risks.
  • Communicate regularly with key stakeholders and update management on project progress and issues.

Required skills

  • 6+ years of experience in IT Project Management
  • Experience working in the finance industry, ideally within the insurance
  • Fluent or native-level Japanese language skills (verbal and written)
  • Business-level English skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience across Waterfall and Agile methodologies

*Please note that we can only consider applications from those who are eligible to work in Japan freely.

Preferred skills

  • PMP/PMBOK/Prince2 or Agile certification

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to juggle various priorities and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to navigate stressful situations or tight deadlines well.

About our client

Our client is a Europe-based insurance firm, with a strong set up in Japan. With businesses across the globe, one of their goals is to run a sustainable business that respects human rights and the environment. The work style is quite flexible, and their business is very stable in Japan.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman